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NBC
Sep 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
from the iraq war and three from the battle of whether barack obama is a legitimate president. plus "scoops and predictions" right from the notebooks of these top reporters. be right back. >> "the chris matthews show" is brought to you by hotels.com, chris: welcome back. it's our 10th anniversary and we're celebrating with reminders of iconic moments of these past 10 years. we started this show in the fall of 2002, the invasion of iraq was getting close and two iconic scenes from iraq make our top 10 list of in your face moments during the last 10 years. first, president george w bush confronted by an iraqi journalist. he threw two of the shoes and bush missed both. good for him. the defense secretary in a much more serious moment, donald rumsfeld on a 2004 christmas visit over there to iraq. in just the previous four weeks from then, 26 american troops had been killed by roadside bombs destroying their vehicles and one soldier stood up and faced off against defense secretary rumsfeld. >> why do we soldiers have to dig through local landfills for pieces of scrap medal and compromise
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's foreign policy got us out of iraq, is getting us out of afghanistan, has killed osama bin laden, and has said in the future we are going to target our enemies. we are not going to do five or 10-year occupation of foreign countries. >> bad things that happen overseas happen to president. they do not happen to other candidates. i don't really see that mitt romney is able to do that. what is he going to do? have troops on the ground in lots of these places? the american people do not want that right now. >> what do you do if there is a revolution in iran next time? in israel, you are now going to distance yourself from the elected prime minister and it shows that you want to create gratuitously distance between you and israel as a way to gain favor on the arab side. >> we cannot turn over our foreign policy initiative to the current pr israel. the united states must keep israel out as our most important ally in the middle east to save time doing what is right for the united states'. >> the polls show that people did not like the way he responded, the way he jumped into the middle of that ca
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 9:20pm EDT
in dealing with iraq and afghanistan? if you are not satisfied, what you think president obama should consider in a way of changes? >> i am not satisfied. as a libertarian, i seek a world at peace with other nations. i look to thomas jefferson's quotation for inspiration. peace, converse -- commerce, -- america should stop acting as the world's policeman. i do believe in a strong national defense, but the optimum board is defense, not offense. we do not have the money to continue the wars. our money could be more wisely spent here at home. >> todd akin. >> it is important to have a foreign policy to start with. you have to have some basic principles, the guidelines. that needs to an acute -- including iraq, afghanistan, a whole lot of other countries as well. the problem is we have not had that. what it seems like the vacillating policies we have almost punished our friends and helped our enemies. we decided to turn our backs on two of our allies, the czech republic and poland. we had plans to build missile defense. we gave that is a concession to russia. how much has russia helped us
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
officer. host: have you traveled overseas? caller: i have done two tours in iraq and two in afghanistan. host: what about president obama leaving iraq and planning to leave afghanistan? aq, he should've gotten a status of forces agreement with the government over there and we should of maintains an air base so we would have a presence. now we have left and recently there were saying how many shipments of weapons from iran are flying over iraqi airspace into syria to support the assad regime with all the atrocities committed over there. in terms of afghanistan, joe biden was the only person in washington who got afghanistan right from the beginning. if you look at the debate with the obama surge happened, when we were going to decide between $10,000, 40,000, and 80,000 troops, it was joe biden, he was the only one who said that, let's stick to our issues and our priorities. i was wounded in afghanistan during a a non-transmission, walking down the street in a dusty village that we were being pulled out of. i was nearly killed for essentially nothing, trying to bring some kind of ideal of
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
that was in the united states. and with drawing from iraq and out of iraq and gradually with drawing from afghanistan. the president has made speeches of the outreach and this changed things. and what happened in the muslim world in the last week or 10 days is will powerful evidence that is changed. the administration is not prepare tod face that and they went in spin mode and it turned out badly when it was plain on most american's face that the september 11 and rounds of ammunition and attack on the embassy was denied by the for days and even now they keep falling back on the video. it was a terrible embarrassment. i am not sure it appeared that way in the coverage. but that is what it should be. >> chris: kasie? >> you can see as romney tried to deal with this as well as with the administration, he jumped on it initially and took the heat in the beginning, this is it an evolving situation you for the obama campaign. he spoke before all of the facts were known and the facts are still coming out for what happened. and that is something that the administration will have to deal with going forward as
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
by an iraq in 2006. the remains were discovered .ater after the funeral she learned those remains were disposed with medical waste here this land fill. >> nobody should die on foreign soil and then be brought back to treated this way. >> the manager says he did not know. he has placed two stones in the he believes the could be. >> it is the right thing to do. he gave his life for us. ["taps" playing] >> hundreds gathered to honor smith with a plaque. >> the manner his remains were be ok withl never me. someone cares enough to give me somewill comfort. with support from longtime military friends -- was a wonderful opportunity to be here today. >> and local veterans -- >> this should not be happening. >> as well as a few active duty military members -- >> i am disappointed there are people in military out. >> the message could not be clearer. never forget. >> we honor the military members who wound up here. that is the right thing. >> it is said there is no other place the plaque could be. i feel like my husband is here.and he is >> smith said her fight is not over. she is trying to ensu
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
wars in this country -- iraq, afghanistan, and a war on drugs which killed more african- americans and destroyed more families than the rest combined. why are we not discussing that there are hundreds of thousands, one-third of the black males in florida cannot vote because of a drug war prohibition conviction. thank you. >> i actually agree with him. to take away someone's constitutional right because they have been convicted of a crime or gone to jail for possessing pot -- we have not figured out how to address that at the federal level. all of these voting rights, including voter i.d. have been state by state by state because the constitution says the criteria for voting is set at the state level. we have not figured out an effective way to address that. >> i agree. >> there have been two executive orders that revoke the rights of citizens to have the right to vote, who have served their time in jail or prison and now they no longer have voting rights because -- >> in the war on drugs has incarcerated millions of people. >> it very brief, i'm an officer and the united states arm
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
to court hispanic voters. >> in iraq, a suicide car bombing has killed several schoolchildren. jummy olabanji is live with more. >> we don't have video of this because it is literally still going on. we know four iraqi children are dead this morning and 6 are wounded in a suicide car bombing that happened in anbar province west of baghdad. the blast happened hours ago preprimary school -- 9 million schoolchildren across the country began classes on the first day of their academic year which began yesterday. there is no word if there was any increased security in the area. we know that just yesterday iraqi officials say a bomb attached to a minibus killed three people in baghdad. we are watching everything happening in the middle east and we will bring you any updates. >> 6:10 and still ahead -- regis philbin is back on daytime television. >> the war on mosquitoes comes to maryland. [ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. underbama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to the united states and that we are withdrawing from iraq and out of iraq and gradually withdrawing from afghanistan. the president has made speeches of outreach and that this had changed things and what happened across the muslim world in the last week or ten days is powerful evidence that very little has changed and i don't think the administration was prepared to face that and they went into spin mode and it turned out very bad l badly fom when what seemed plain as the nose on one's face to i think most americans, the anniversary of 9/11, attack on the embassy, evidently prepared rounds and rounds of ammunition present, was denied by this administration for days and even now they keep falling back on talking about the video. you know, this ought to have been a terrible embarrassment. i'm not sure it appeared that way at least in its coverage but that is what it should be. >> chris: kacie? >> you have seenly seen as romney tried to deal with this as well as with the administration while he jumped on it it initially and took a lot of the heat in the beginning this is an evolving situati
KCSMMHZ
Sep 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
2007, the predator has carried out attacks in afghanistan, pakistan, and iraq. their video cameras can watch over entire towns. they can read a car's number plate from a kilometer away. the combat drones' carry missiles and other munitions capable of tracking and striking moving targets. >> let's get some more background to this story. for that, i am joined by our political correspondent, peter craven. tell us why military drums are such a topic of discussion suddenly in germany -- military drones are such a topic of discussion suddenly in germany. the mother is a small fleet of drones, primarily for reconnaissance -- >> there is a small fleet of drones, primarily for reconnaissance. there is a group of voices calling for the german army to be equipped with armed drones, which would allow the book is where to better protect its men and women -- the bundeswehr to better protect its men and women in combat zones. there are others who say, look how these work. we know these are used for precision targets on the ground, like insurgents and terrorists. there is collateral damage. civilians
CBS
Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
artillery soldiered i was stationed in fort sill oklahoma, sent to the second wave of invasion in iraq i came back from war and nothing was relevant my whole world view and perspective fell out it was rebuilding. part of the rebuilding to take the uniform that personal memory and component and redefine it. some folks carry the intention of having it releasing or cathartic for some folks in has that capacity i struggle with how to give this fiber proper commemoration. a lot of the memories were difficult to verbalize, so great of art practice makes is specifically for me help to develop a language i can speak to military culture experience and wartime experience as well as experience with the people who share the sacrifice and connection. a lot of stories in the fibers. >>> combat paper open to the public tuesday through saturday in san francisco at southern exposure you can corrector on military combat paper details at cbs s f dot com. >>> roberta gonzales here what we can expect weather wise >>> 58 degrees at half moon bay, 93 in livermore, good evening, outside we have the moon, 64 per
CBS
Sep 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
said i would end the war in iraq. i did. i said we would go after al qaeda. they've been decimated. that we would go after bin laden. he's gone. so i've executed on my foreign policy and it's one that the american people largely agree with. so if governor romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> for his part romney described how he would decide whether to send u.s. forces into combat. >> number one, a very substantial american interest at stake. number two a clear definition of our mission. number three, a clear definition of how we'll know when our mission is complete. number four, providing the resources to make sure that we can carry out that mission effectively, overwhelming resources and finally a clear understanding of what will be left after we leave. >> you can watch all of the "60 minutes" interviews with president obama and mitt romney online at cbsnews.com. >>> here in new york the 67th annual session of the united nations general assembly opens today. 116 heads of state will attend. president obama hosts a reception tonight and address
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 4:30am PDT
foreign policy record. he listed accomplishments on 60 minutes such as ending both the war in iraq and the threat from osama bin laden. parking light meets with world leaders at the united nations today. he will address the u.n. general assembly tomorrow. both candidates square off in a foreign policy debate on october 3rd. >>> pakistan's government is trying to distance itself from a bounty being offered for killing the maker of that antiislam film. the $100,000 reward being offered by a government minister is not officially sanctioned. they say he will pay for it out of his own pocket. at least 49 people including the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed in violent protests over the film. >>> time now 4:45. breast cancer researchers have a new way of qualifying one form of the disease that could lead to better treatments. oncologists say one type of breast cancer called triple negative might respond better to a nontaxic -- ripple negative tumors make up more that 10% of breast cancer and more common between african american and younger women. >>> let's go back to sal to check
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> i said i would end the war in iraq. i did. i said we would go after al qaeda. that we would go after bin laden. he's gone. so i've executed on my foreign policy and it's one that the american people largely agree with. so if governor romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> for his part romney described how he would decide whether to send u.s. forces into combat. >> number one, a very substantial american interest at stake. number two a clear definition of our mission. number three, a clear definition of how we'll know when our mission is complete. number four, providing the resources to make sure that we can carry out that mission effectively, overwhelming resources and finally a clear understanding of what will be left after we leaf. >> you can watch all of the "60 minutes" interviews with president obama and mitt romney online at cbsnews.com. >>> here in new york the 67th annual session of united nations general assembly opens today. president obama hosts a reception tonight and addresses the general assembly tomorrow. the conflict in syria will
FOX Business
Sep 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to prevent terrorists from using their phones to detonate bombs. in iraq, thousands of iranian backed protesters taking to the streets. the mob flying iranian flags and flying large posters of the leader. in kabul, over 1000 afghans chanted death to america. they burned american flags. that anti-american demonstrations were obviously coordinated and conducted throughout much of the muslim world today. in indonesia, the united states forced to close all diplomatic areas. shouts of death to america filling the air. coffins draped and american flags were burned. in malaysia, u.s. citizens told to stay away from the american embassy. this development tonight. the libyan government admitted they will be of little help in the search for the killers of ambassador chris stevens. a surprised expression of empathy and comprehension from president obama who said he understands why the muslim world has erupted in the demonstrations marked by all out american hatred. >> the natural protest that are because of the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s.
FOX News
Sep 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> let's see what i have done since i came in office. i said i'd end the war in iraq. i did. i said that we'd go after al-qaeda. they have been decimateed in fatah. that we would go after bin laden. he's gone. so i have executed on my foreign policy. it's one that the american people largely agree with. if governor romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> bret: bill? >> disgraceful statement by the president. if governor romney is suggesting we should start another war he should say so. this is in respect to iran in the question. the president's position on iran is that all options are on the table. that war is threatened. governor romney says i think we're letting iran get too close to nuclear weapons and obama says hey, he wants to get us in a war. trying to have it both ways. if you say your policy is weak. what do you mean? all options are on the table. then he says if you criticize him you are getting us in a war. doesn't the president believe he needs the option to use military force? if someone else suggests that it those be on the you think
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
in iraq's western province. the bomb exploded monday morning near a primary school 85 miles west of baghdad. it injured six children as well. it went off as a police patrol passed by yesterday. it happened to be the first day of school there. at the live desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >>> new this morning, fire crews trying to figure out what caused a house fire in temple hills. firefighters responded to the block of toby drive around 2:15 this morning. crews able to control the flame. everyone got out. fairfax county leaders holding the first of several public meetings to pay for much needed transportation projects. to pay for the improvements. tonight's meeting will take place at the west springfield office on rolling road. it begins at 7:00. there will be several more meetings in the coming weeks. >>> montgomery county leaders will also discuss their transportation needs. >>> the maryland public service commission will talk about restoring power in the first 24 hours of a power outage. the commission will discuss whether utilities will be banned from collecting the money. utili
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
policy in dealing with iraq and afghanistan? if you're not satisfied, what do you think president obama and his advisors should consider in the way of changes? dine: i am not satisfied. as a libertarian i seek a world at peace with other nations. i believe, i look to thomas jefferson's quote for inspiration on foreign policy. peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations ending tangling alliances with none. i think america should stop acting a the world's policeman and take care of our orders and secure our country first. i do believe in a strong national defense but the optimism word is defense, not offense. we don't have the machine any to continue the wars. we're wasting over a trillion since 2001 on just on bombs. i think our money could be more wisely spent here at home. >> moderator: todd akin. akin: it is important to have a tore run policy to start with. you have to so have basic principles and guidelines and perspectives where you want to go as a president in terms of foreign policy. that needs to include iraq. it needs to include afghanistan. it needs to include a who
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 8:30am EDT
the war in iraq, and i did. [cheers and applause] i said we'd wind down the war in afghanistan, and we are. [cheers and applause] a new tower is rising over the new york skyline, al qaeda is on the path to defeat, and osama bin laden is dead. [cheers and applause] now, as we saw last week -- >> u.s.a. >> u.s.a. >> u.s.a. >> u.s.a. >> u.s.a. >> u.s.a. >> now, as we saw last week, we've still got threats out there. we saw the attack on our consulate, and we will bring those murderers to justice. [applause] and that's what as long as i am commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. [applause] and when our troops come home, and they take off their uniform, we will serve them as well as they have served us because if you served our military -- [applause] a few protected our people, if you fought for our freedom, you shouldn't have to fight for a job when you come home. [applause] mitt romney, he thinks that it was tragic for us to end the war in iraq. he doesn't have a plan to end the war in afghanistan. i have, and i will. and i'll use the money we are
CNN
Sep 24, 2012 9:00am PDT
.s. ambassador to iraq and also head of the u.s. delegation on talks with north korea and its nuclear issue. now he is the dean of the school of international studies, university of denver. good to see you, chris. first of all, i want to play a bit of sound prosecute president ahmadinejad here because he really is setting the stage hoor for what we think is going to be a conflict, but also i want to talk a little bit about israel and whether or not they see an attack on iran as an opportunity. what do we -- what do we thif the language from ahmadinejad and from netanyahu, whether or not that is really going to happen? >> i'm sorry. were you going to play the tape? >> no. chris, if you could, explain to us -- i know that ahmadinejad has already made some comments and he is saying here that he believes that potential of war with iran could be inevitable. do we think this is just a bunch of bluster. we've heard this from him before. >> well, there's certainly a lot of bluster. i mean, if there were an israeli strike, it would not be to change the hearts and minds of the iranians. it would be a sort
CBS
Sep 23, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> kroft: president obama has had his foreign policy successes. he ended the war in iraq and the like of osama bin laden. but at home, his signature achievements remain controversial, and he is encumbered with a tempered recovery, chronically high unemployment and a hostile congress. you have tried things that haven't worked. the jobs plan, the jobs bill, you haven't been able to get it through congress. i mean, isn't that some of your responsibility? >> i take full responsibility for everything that we do, steve. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. the two presidential candidates tonight on this special edition of "60 minutes." ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you engineer a true automotive breakthrough? ♪ you give it bold new styling, unsurpassed luxury and nearly 1,000 improvements. introducing the redesigned 2013 glk. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. that if you pick three people, odds are they'll approach everything in their o
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> well, let's see what i've done since i came into office. i said i'd end the war in iraq. i did. i said that we'd go after al qaeda. they've been decimated in the fatah. that we'd go after bin laden. he's gone. so i've executed on my foreign policy, and it's one that the american people largely agree with. so, you know, if governor romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> alex, what's he trying to do there? >> well, first i think what the president is trying to do is, you know, there's been a very consistent critique of his performance on foreign policy from the right, that the obama administration has not been supportive enough of allies like israel, has not been assertive enough with iran. what obama's trying to do is claim a sort of aggressive middle ground that would force romney in order to make that criticism of the white house, would force romney to take some positions that are just a little bit out of step with where americans are. americans, after iraq and afghanistan, there is a sense, i think, there's not a huge appetite for more military ac
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
the war in iraq. i did. i said we'll go after al qaeda. they've been decimated. bin laden is gone. if governor romney is suggesting to start another war, he should say so. >> we also have to communicate that israel is our ally. our close ally. the president's decision not to meet with bibi netanyahu, prime minister of israel, when the prime minister is here for the united nations session, is a mistake and sends a message throughout the middle east that we somehow distance ourtselves from our friends. >> joining us right now is johnny goeshen and joel ruben. thank you for your time. you heard mitt romney speaking the talking point of the day and perhaps now in the next 24 hours, especially given these new comments from ahmadinejad that are no surprise and no different than what he said in the past. >> they're really no surprise, and they were disgusting and they should be condemned and they are being condemned. tomorrow when the president goes and speaks before the general assembly, he's going to really set the stage, as he said and as he has for the past four years about america's
FOX News
Sep 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
and jordan and iraq and syria and lebanon and saudi arabia and united arab emirates. my experience with muslim countries is not as extensive than that of president obama. but his experience with israel is no where close to mine. i have made extensive trips dating back to 1973. he visited once very briefly for a day mostly to jerusalem when he was a cand date and spent part of the day meeting with palestinian leaders. i understand something that i truly don't think that the president does. that is israel is not fighting for a few extra acre or square miles of real estate. it is not in a battle to get more foreign aid or protect the exports to the united states and not merely fighting for its life as a sovereign nation and protect the economy and borders. it is it fighting for the very existence of the jewish people. jews have been hunted and marked for anilation for over 2000 years and within many of the life time of the present day jews members of the holocaust is first hand for those alive. they are one generation away from partners and that were murder said and what iran vowed th
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, iraq and afghanistan, that election was about national security. >> seems they should take advantage of the city being shut down for a couple of days, chuck todd with us. >>> and overseas to the front lines in afghanistan, where the drawdown of u.s. troops is getting a lot of attention, but lately it has been overshadowed by the insider attacks and the toll it has taken on american lives. lester holt is in kandahar where he talked one-on-one with the u.s. and coalition forces. >> reporter: brian, good evening, with the war about to inter the 12th year, questions remain about the taliban resistance. but the man in charge of the war says the strategy for america getting out in the year 2014 is on track. it is quickly becoming put-up time for afghan forces and crunch time for the american commander overseeing the transition. >> reporter: what keeps you up at night on this job? >> the time, the amount of time remaining. >> reporter: time between now and 2014? >> that is correct, we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the u.s. and nato forces have trended more than 300,000 troops, taki
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 4:25am EDT
wounded warriors home from iraq and afghanistan. it includes one mile of kayaking on the potomac, and a three mile run, or for some athletes, three miles on a hand cycle. many of the participants and volunteers were treated at walter reed memorial center. team river run was hoping to raise $113,000 for wounded service members. >>> a clash between a local pastor and church board members is nowhere near being over after a ruling from a maryland appeals court. the court reversed a decision that removed pastor joe peebles. thousands stayed by his side when he was kicked over. now they're planning to return to the church's main landover campus. >> the truth is coming out, and it's very, very clear that pastor joel, as well as these thousands of members that have been displaced rightfully can return to the ministry that their tithes and offerings helped to build. >> jerricho's board which kicked out peebles made a statement saying it does not change the church's current leadership. the case now goes back to the lower court. >>> the county board of supervisors will hold the first in a s
CNN
Sep 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
enemie enemies. >> i said i'd end the war in iraq. i did. i said that we'd go after al qaeda. they've been decimated in the fatah. that we would go after bin laden. he's gone. if governor romney is suggesting we should start another war, he should say so. >> the president will be in new york today for the united nations general assembly. >> so will she or won't she? the big question. if secretary of state hillary clinton plans to run in 2016, she's playing it close to the vest. and if you think her husband might have a clue, think again. >> she's tired. she's worked hard. i think she's done a fabulous job. i'm very proud of her. but she wants to take some time off, kind of regroup. write a book. i have no earthly idea what she'll decide to do. >> no earthly idea. hillary clinton will be speaking this morning in new york at her husband's eighth annual clinton global initiative. >> before he said she plans to retirement that's a subtle shift. >> that's what she says. she will take the time off. well-deserved time off. >>> houston police are defending the fatal shooting this weekend o
CNN
Sep 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
on the ground changes. i spent a lot of time in iraq and as we were transition, we looked closely at the security procedures at our consulates and embassies, so i expect in the aftermath of these incidents, there will be another review and steps will be taken to improve security where needed. >> let's talk about libya and the mixed messages. it still seems confusing to me. on the 16th of september, our ambassador called the attacks spontaneous. jay carney agreed. then called it a terrorist attack and today during a taping for the view, the president said it wasn't just a mob action. after 13 days, shouldn't be know, especially given the libyan government has been very consistent from the beginning in saying this was preplanned. >> i think there's a lot of conflicting evidence. i'm not privy to classified information on this. even if was, i guess i couldn't tell you about it. my sense is that this was a spontaneous event, that some actors took advantage of. to commit an act of terrorism. now, i think we're still sorting through how much was preplanned, but clearly, they took advant
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to be difficult to find the money with whars coming. the wars we fought in the last decade in afghanistan and iraq, they were expensive, controversial, probably always be controversial, but we ought to recognize as well that the biggest obligations we have, the greatest pressure on taxpayers and on our fiscal policy comes not from those wars or policies people disagree about, but the policies we all believe in, programs everybody wants, namely social security and especially medicare, and unless and until we find ways to reform those programs to make them more affordable, we're going to continue to have trouble, both abroad and at home. >> host: and the last call for our two guests comes from bill in california. first of all, bill, where in california are you, and then go ahead and ask your question. >> caller: marina del ray. >> host: thank you. >> caller: okay. i never hear discussed what, to me, is clearly and obviously the real problem in the country. i like to paraphrase james' old saying in the election of 1992, it's the economy, stupid. it's the culture stupid. the culture of america is chan
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 9:00pm EDT
making a mistake when 1981 they bombed the reactor in iraq. they spread the program out and brought in the russian scientists from other countries as well. it's a very sophisticated effort and they've adopted a long-term missiles to carry the atomic devices. they're very determined to become an atomic power and it's important to remember what atomic powers to. they don't fit to make atomic bombs. they threaten to do so and extract the concessions of the threats and when i took to the officials in bahrain and saudi arabia the are equally terrified as israelis and they know what kind of concessions the persians are going to demand, and they are not going to be small in their edition. >> host: frightening. let's move on to fast and furious where the inspector general's report eric holder and the president talked about waiting for the verdict on what actually happened to the fast and furious subornation but this is another example of the deficiencies in obama's leadership in particular dealing with a subordinate in this case the attorney general of the united states, personal friend of
FOX Business
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
governor romney spend more in taxes to iraq have to pay more in federal income-tax is under the brand new overall that you are talking about for the tax-cut? they're going to get rid of some deductions, although they have not exactly late at which deductions are on the way out. back to you. cheryl: that's the big question, but at least the tax returns came out on friday. great interview exclusively talking to fox business. thank you very much. meanwhile, president obama may have the upper hand in ohio, but can he keep that momentum going? with more on this, guidance and commander for town hall the outcome is here. democratic strategist and senior vice president of global strategy group. i want to start with you. at this point in ohio if you look just at the numbers in ohio, the president is waiting. and romney has a fairly decent cap that he has for phil here. does he stand a chance? >> definitely. at think it's going to be a knife fight down the very final stretch, the quote that i got from our romney campaign when i spoke to them at rodney headquarters last week. it will be very close,
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 3:00am PDT
've done since i've came into office. i said i'd end the war in iraq. i did. i said that we'd go after al qaeda. they have been decimated in the fatah. that we'd go after bin laden. he's gone. so i've executed on my foreign policy, and it's one that the american people largely agree with. you know, if governor romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> we're going to get to iran as well. the candidates were asked about that. but quickly, richard, on this question, explain the fine line the president is walking here, answering it. >> well, the president is out there defending his record. can i make a slightly related point on foreign policy? what's interesting to me is there's an area of overlap. the president goes out and says the egyptians are neither allies or adversaries. they're in between. if you heard romney last night, we've got to test the egyptians, see how they do with israel, how they treat christians and other groups within the society. we want so see whether they provide protection for our diplomats. he's basically saying this relationship is
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, who ran that inspector general for iraq, why did you hire him? what was the reason? >> she came in when i was interviewing -- i started off, it was just me and kevin. i realized we needed a press person. i had no idea how to deal with the media. when chris came in to interview, it was like she was explaining another world that i had no idea existed. the first thing she said to me, i'm not going to lie for you. i said, i never asked you to lie for me. she explained how the press works and how she believed it was important for this agency to be completely up front with the media. to never spin and do at love the tactics that a lot of agencies do which is off the record or on background which is telling the press something and not putting your name behind it. people will say, you can say anything when your name is not attached to. you can lie and you can exaggerate. she was saying we're not going to play any of those games. we're going to be straight forward and tell the truth. we will expose when we make a mistake and admit them. her strategy we will build up so much credibility
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the acronyms, but general -- gentleman who ran the inspector general from iraq -- why did you hire her question of what was the reason? >> she came in -- what started off it was just two people and i realize we need a depressed person. i had already realized i had no idea how to deal with the media and had gotten good advice that i should hire a press person. when chris came in to interview, it was like she was explaining a whole other world as i had no idea existed, which was the world of press in washington. the first thing she should to -- she said to me was, i will not lie for you. i never asked you to live for bid. i asked what she was talking about and she explained how the press works and how she believed it was very important for this agency, a new agency, to completely up front with the media. to never spin and never do a lot of its -- the tactics that a lot of agencies do, which is off the record or on background, which means telling the press something and not putting your name behind it. which is one of the great tactic in this town, people say -- you could say anything when your na
Current
Sep 24, 2012 3:00am PDT
just for veterans coming home from iraq and afghanistan. republicans did filibuster it. i think two or three republicans broke ranks a voted with democrats. and this was a classic case of republican -- it was a great idea, and everybody wants to help the veterans but the republicans don't want to help barack obama get another victory for the election and mitch mcconnell basically said that, that they were all for this, but they are not going to do it now because it would look good for president obama. >> yes and i didn't even see it. >> bill: yeah, it was politics over policy, and it is regretful. nancy pelosi was optimistic friday that democrats were going to be able to win the house. and she said if democrats win by ten. they get the house back. >> i think democrats have a chance to gain seats, and that's the kind of reality of it. but they don't have a chance to get the house. i think it is more like 35 to 40 seats they would need to win back the house. that's a tall task. but weird things happen in politics. i don't think this is going to be one of the things
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